Exceptional Rainbow Man Bolo

By Fabian Homer

This offering is sold.
Rainbow Man, brother of Knifewing, is a guardian symbol of Zuni and connected to the spirit world. He is associated with rain, always a blessing in desert country. This expertly crafted bolo is made of a base of an orange spiny oyster shell with precisely cut and placed pieces of mother of pearl, jet, pen shell, turquoise, gold lip mother of pearl, and coral.  With a hand braided black leather cord, this adjustable bolo tie with sterling silver tips, hangs at about 22", with an entire length of 44". The orange spiny oyster shell base measures about 3 1/8" wide and 3 1/8" tall.